Perth, a fintech living lab

Perth’s has a long association with financial services from General Accident created in Perth in 1885 to Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer serving more than 33 million customers across 16 countries and employing locally more than 1,500 people. Perth is now becoming a living lab for fintech applications in the insurance sector, the energy sector or consumer interface solutions.

Fintech meets insurance in Perth

Headquartered in Perth, Aviva created in 2016 a Commercial Digital Trading Hub in Perth to bring together its online and traditional brokering teams and maximise fintech benefits.

Fintech meets energy in Perth

Headquartered in Perth, energy giant SSE is using fintech applications to lower expenses and credit risk, particularly through its settlement department. With advanced applications this is now done automatically for improved speed and accuracy.

Fintech meets shoppers in Perth

Perth is nurturing start-ups aiming to capitalise on fintech consumer facing solutions. Local tech start-up Miconex has been working with Perth & Kinross Council and local businesses to develop Mi Rewards. The Mi Reward scheme automatically rewards customers for spending money in city businesses using their debit and credit cards. Shoppers can earn points for shopping, dining and going out in Perth. The free app requires no physical loyalty card – individuals simply register their existing debit and credit cards by logging into the Mi Rewards website.

Fintech entrepreneurs meet in Perth

Fintech entrepreneurs can use the new Creative Exchange Perth to accelerate their ideas and bring innovation to the market. These initiatives are supported by the University of Highlands and Islands largest campus and its Msc Web Technologies and the close presence of Abertay, Dundee and St Andrews Universities supplying the skills that fintech companies need.

In addition to world class digital connectivity and Smart Cities Scotland initiative, the Tay Cities Deal will bring cyber-security excellence.

Perth is the perfect choice for businesses seeking a location which offers the best in work life balance for its workforce.

Join Perth living lab to test and develop your fintech solutions.

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  • SquareBookSquareBook
  • Growth StreetGrowth Street
  • Ingenico GroupIngenico Group
  • HubSolvHubSolv
  • AmiqusAmiqus
  • OcyanOcyan
  • Bifrost WealthBifrost Wealth
  • AlbaFXAlbaFX
  • NucleusNucleus
  • aio*aio*
  • NexvesNexves
  • APPIIAPPII
  • FexcoFexco
  • Castlight FinancialCastlight Financial
  • MiconexMiconex
  • SoarSoar
  • AvriumAvrium
  • OrigoOrigo
  • SquareBookSquareBook
  • Growth StreetGrowth Street
  • Ingenico GroupIngenico Group
  • HubSolvHubSolv
  • AmiqusAmiqus
  • OcyanOcyan
  • Bifrost WealthBifrost Wealth
  • AlbaFXAlbaFX
  • NucleusNucleus
  • aio*aio*
  • NexvesNexves
  • APPIIAPPII
  • FexcoFexco
  • Castlight FinancialCastlight Financial
  • MiconexMiconex
  • SoarSoar
  • AvriumAvrium

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